Comcast Executive Director, Cloud Services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The Role:

The leader of Cloud Strategy and Architecture will have broad responsibilities across our technology and product organization in support of a hybrid cloud strategy to enable rapid product development, improved platform reliability and more flexible data storage options. This leader will focus on cost management and cost containment without compromising service or impeding software development efforts. Responsibilities will include leading technical teams as well as operations, partner management and finance professionals.

This leader will have the opportunity to design, architect and manage one of the largest hybrid cloud environments that will further the ability of 2500 engineers to develop and deploy new products at scale. This leader will operate across historically separate organizations. This person should be an internal thought leader and extend that leadership into cloud technical community.

The team:

This leader be leading a team that has recently been consolidated into a new organization with a shift in direction from private cloud to a potential hybrid model. Within the first 90-180 days, this leader will need to:

-Partner with technology and operations leadership to understand the needs of the organization in terms of Cloud infrastructure and operations support.

-Conduct a complete cost/benefit analysis.

-Develop the initial strategy.

-Align the organization in support of the strategy and work toward a roadmap.

-Set priorities and milestones for the team.

Interpersonal Skills/Traits:

-Ability to communicate a clear vision and priorities.

-Delivery focused with strong operations experience in a technology environment.

-Inspires strategic thinking and technical leadership across the team.

-Serious about commitment, high standards of accountability, reliability, and delivery

-Focused on customers — both internal and external – to deliver the best possible services

-Collaborative — Comcast is a highly collaborative environment


-Deep knowledge of the process of building, funding, and extending hybrid cloud services.

-Understands what developers and engineers need out of a cloud service and how to deliver it.

-Familiarity with available commercial solutions and demonstrated ability to make sound build/buy tradeoffs.

-Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a group of technologists to deliver outstanding results.

-Understands large scale system design and operations.

Comfortable operating within a large complicated corporation.

-Experience in developing budgets and managing for financial performance.

-Large-scale contract negotiation and this party partnership management experience.

-Experience presenting to C-Suite and board level leadership.

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree

- Engineering

- Generally requires 14 years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer